Illy Regional NSW Tour Dates

Off the back of recent performances at Groovin’ The Moo and triple j’s One Night Stand, hip hop artist Illy recently announced a small run of regional tour dates across NSW in late October. The dates are the fourth in a series of tour announcements taking place each fortnight over a 10 week period. With shows in regional Western Australia, Victoria and Queensland already announced, Illy is excited to be bringing his new album Cinematic back to these regions. Here is what Illy had to say about the regional NSW dates via his Facebook page, as well as providing a hint towards … Continue reading Illy Regional NSW Tour Dates

Illy – The Cinematic National Tour

ARIA Award Winner Illy landed two entries in the triple j hottest 100 on Australia Day, with his triple j like a version mega medley arriving at #66, following Youngbloods featuring Ahren Stringer at #77. This is Illy’s fifth consecutive year in the coveted countdown. Illy told his fans on Facebook from New York, “I grew up on the j’s with my mates, and have no shame in saying how much this shit means to me… You turned a kid writing rhymes in his bedroom, to a boy writing songs a whole country gets behind. Can’t tell you how much … Continue reading Illy – The Cinematic National Tour

Illy – Cinematic: The Collaborators (Pt. 1)

Cinematic is an apt title for an Illy album. The evolution of Illy as an artist certainly lends itself to the idea of film. It’s the tale of a smart and idealistic hip-hop storyteller who put everything on the line and, through honing his craft and sheer hard work, made it work; going from, as he himself so succinctly puts it on Yoyo, “The ground floor to the top tier”. Cinematic is an imposing musical statement from an Australian artist. And now, having taken charge of his own career path with his label ONETWO, it’s just the beginning of the … Continue reading Illy – Cinematic: The Collaborators (Pt. 1)